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Elisheba (Elisheva) 

Elisheba (Elisheva) - אֱלִישֶׁבַע

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NameElisheba (Elisheva) - אֱלִישֶׁבַע
Time of appearanceThe Biblical Era
MeaningThe name is composed of אלי (eli, “my God”) and שבע (sheva, “seven” – a number that may express the notion of “many”). Another explanation for שבע may relate it to the verb להישבע (lehishava, “to take an oath”).
HistoryElisheva was the wife of Aaron, the high priest.
Citation“And Aaron took him Elisheba, daughter of Amminadab, sister of Naashon, to wife, and she bare him Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar.” Exodus 6, 23
Elisheba (Elisheva)
Elisheba (Elisheva) - אֱלִישֶׁבַע

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